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Chivalrous President! Barack Obama Holds Umbrella for Staffers During A Downpour

How would you feel if the President of the United States held the umbrella for you.

Mark Andrew





Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Barack Obama is such a chivalrous man.

This was once again demonstrated when the United States President shared and held an umbrella for two of his staffers, both of whom were women, as they got off Marine One.

To further understand what’s going on in the video below, you need to know that Obama just arrived at the White House in Washington, D.C after a travel at Camden, New Jersey. It was raining when they made it to the U.S. capital and apparently, the president was the only one with an umbrella. Protocol tells us that the president should go inside the White House first before the staffers are allowed to follow him when Marine One lands on South Lawn.

Obama went against standard protocol when he held the umbrella for his staffers.

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However, Obama surprised everyone present when he decided to go against that rule and invited his staffers under his umbrella so they won’t get wet. Reports indicated that the staffers were Anita Breckenridge, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operation, and Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to the President.

ABC News was able to take a footage of the incident and the clip went viral and as it attracted more than 941,000 views since it was uploaded.

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Netizens were, of course, quick to praise the class act.

Linda Benavidez acknowledged Obama’s politeness and commented:

He is kind and thoughtful.

Kyle Towe exclaimed:

What a perfect gentleman.

As with all things viral (and political), there are also more than a few haters, such as Ravikumar Pinninti who said it was “ well scripted” with others questioning why does White House only own one umbrella.

Definitely not the first time that Obama and an umbrella went viral.


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Back in 2013, Obama and a couple of umbrellas likewise received a lot of attention when he asked two marines to hold up umbrellas for him and Turkish Prime Minister Reccep Tayyip Erdogan during a public event at the Rose Garden.

Chivalry is indeed alive and well! Thank you, President Obama, for being such a fine example.

H/T: Inquisitr


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Two Treasure Hunters Claim They’ve Found The Legendary Nazi Train Containing 300 Tons of Gold

Two treasure hunters declared that they have found the fabled train somewhere in Poland.

Mark Andrew



Hold your horses, treasure hunters. It seems someone has finally discovered the location of the missing Nazi train which contains gold, gems, and guns. Well actually, two guys found it.

The two men, a German and a Pole, claim that they have found the whereabouts of the train but will only reveal the specifics about its location if they will be given at least 10% of the train’s contents. These treasure hunters filed the claim at a Walbrzych law firm.

According to folklore, the mystery train filled with treasure and weapon has gone missing as it travelled into a tunnel in Breslau City, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland). The story is often traced back to the end of the Second World War way back 1945 when Soviet army started approaching. The said train measures about 494 in feet. Many treasure hunters have attempted to locate the train in the past but no one was ever successful.

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This Man’s Partner was Tragically Killed by a Barbecue

The couple brought the silent and invincible ‘killer’ inside their tent.

Ann Moises



A closed tent. A couple. One dead body.

In 2011, Roland Wessling and his partner Hazel Woodhams bought a tent and took a trip to the Norfolk Broads. It was supposed to be a fun and relaxing weekend; enjoying the outdoors, going camping, and canoeing.

But when Roland woke up the next day, he looked at his partner and knew at once that she’s already dead. And the terrifying truth was that the killer was still inside their tent. Silent. Invincible. Fatal. Roland’s life was still in danger too, but he didn’t know it.

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Another Asian Explosion! Huge Blast Rocks U.S. Arms Depot In Japan

Another explosion has occurred in Asia – this time in Japan!

Mark Andrew



After the tragic twin explosions that rocked Tianjin, China last August 12, 2015, we’ve heard about another blast in Asia and this time, it’s in an arms depot near Tokyo, Japan.

The incident happened August 23, 2015 at Sagami General Depot, a base used by the U.S. military to store ammunition, fuel, nitrogen, oxygen, Freon, and air. The local fire department received a call about the explosion after midnight. Ten fire trucks were immediately sent to the area to keep the situation under control.

Fortunately, no one was killed or injured from the blast. As of the moment, investigations are ongoing to determine the cause of the explosion although an army spokesman has ruled out the possibility of hazardous material involvement.

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